Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Birmingham
It's definitely worth having a small contingency fund in place just in case of any unforeseen problems or overruns, but in general a loft conversion will be highly rewarding, adding usable space and value to your home. When converting the loft of a bungalow you need to ensure you have mains powered interlinked smoke detection at ground and first floor level and that all habitable rooms at first floor level have an escape window.
The Various Types Of Loft Conversions In Birmingham
One type of loft conversion involves one or both slopes of the roof being replaced with a new structure with very steep sloping sides (almost as steep as the walls).
There may be scope for one or two extra bedrooms possibly even with a bathroom or home office depending on how much space you have. Planning on transforming your loft conversion into a home office? You'll find our specialist guide to designing a home office a handy read.
Building Regulations In Birmingham, West Midlands
A lot of people forget that when converting a loft, you will need building regulations approval. To find out more about whether you'll need planning permission, and any other permissions you might need, visit our guide to building regulations and planning permission.
Homes in listed areas will generally have restricted permitted development rights.
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Loft Conversion Specilialst From Loft Conversions Birmingham
Most people would recommend that you appoint a specialist loft conversion company. Why not ask neighbours, friends or search online to find a trusted architect, loft conversion company or experienced builder for your project.